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Author Busch, Andrew.

Title Truman's triumphs : the 1948 election and the making of postwar America / Andrew E. Busch.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2012.

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Description x, 280 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series American presidential elections
American presidential elections.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents January 1, 1948 -- The Contenders -- Divided Democrats, Divided Republicans -- The Conventions Name Their Candidates -- Truman Defeats Dewey -- A Democratic Sweep -- Interpretations and Legacies -- Appendix A: 1948 Republican Primary Results -- Appendix B: Harry S. Truman Nomination Acceptance Speech, July 15, 1948 -- Appendix C: 1948 Presidential General Election Results -- Appendix D: Harry S. Truman Inaugural Address, January 20, 1949.
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Influence.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1948.
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Election forecasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
ISBN 9780700618675 (paper : alk. paper)
0700618678 (paper : alk. paper)

 
    
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